Develop your assertiveness skill as a seafarer and improve your ability to express beliefs and opinions boldly and actively. This course represents 1 of 3 soft skill courses in the complete Interpersonal Skills Training Package. Employers across various industries are now incorporating seafarer’s level of soft skills into their crewing decisions. The Soft, “non-technical skills” are increasingly important on board due to the rapidly changing workforce and automation of technical tasks. Additionally, maritime accident investigations indicate that a lack of soft skills and human error is the most common reason behind accidents at sea. Assertiveness involves speaking up, challenging others by asking thoughtful questions and taking initiatives when working with others. It constitutes of a confident and self-assured attitude and behaviour. Seafarer Assertiveness Training presents the perfect opportunity for you as a seafarer to be proactive and showcase that you are ready to meet the industry’s modern-day demands.
Module 1: Assertiveness
Module 2: Being Assertive – Business Protocol
Module 3: Being Assertive – Personal Protocol!
To express beliefs and opinions boldly and actively and challenging others by asking thoughtful questions.
This course is suitable for all officer ranks onboard, including:Management Level Deck OfficersOperational Level Deck OfficersManagement Level Engine OfficersOperational Level Engine Officers
Module 1: Links assertiveness to the daily challenges of seafarers
Module 2: Encourages assertive communication in a business environment.
Module 3: Explains the importance of assertiveness in private life.
Willingness to evolve and develop yourself personally and professionally.